UPSC Civil Services prelims 2018 notification tomorrow, get ready to apply

UPSC is expected to issue the official notification for the Indian Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2018, on its official website (upsc.gov.in) on Wednesday (February 7).

education Updated: Feb 06, 2018 21:32 IST
Nilesh Mathur
Nilesh Mathur
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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The Union Public Services Commission building, New Delhi.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will issue the official notification for the Indian Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2018, on its official website (upsc.gov.in) on Wednesday (February 7). In a notification issued on Tuesday, the commission said that the online application form for civil services preliminary examination 2018 will be available from Wednesday (February 7) on upsconline.nic.in.

According to the official calendar for the UPSC exams issued earlier, the last date for receipt of applications for the preliminary examination to be held on June 3, 2018 is March 6. However, these dates are tentative and can be changed if required.

Aspirants are required to go through the notification properly (after they are released) and check eligibility conditions and instructions before applying for the exam.

Candidates shall be issued an e-admission certificate before the commencement of the examination which can be downloaded from the official website.

Scheme of exam:

The Civil Services Examination is conducted in two successive stages: 1) Preliminary (objective type) for the selection of candidates for the main examination 2) Civil Services (Main) Examination (written and interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts announced.

There is negative marking for wrong answers by a candidate in the objective type question papers.

Candidates who pass the preliminary exam qualify for admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination, which is scheduled to commence on September 28 this year.

The commission conducts the Civil Services exam every year to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

First Published: Feb 05, 2018 21:05 IST